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Scholars from the Siberian Federal University have modeled how climate change and increasing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere will affect trees of the Northern latitudes of the Northern hemisphere. The algorithms are based on artificial intelligence methods helped to determine the optimal parameters of growth of trees in Eurasia in automatic mode in a multidimensional simulation model Vaganova – Shashkin. the Researchers improve the model, trying to teach the machine to make decisions similar to the good expert in forest ecology. The study was conducted in the framework of the project supported by the Russian science Foundation grant, and his latest results were published in the journal Dendrochronologia. the Problem of the reaction of woody plants to...

After a record year 2016 in the year of the earth waiting the abnormally warm temperatures and melting of glaciers. New temperature records and other anomalies promise to the inhabitants of the Earth, meteorologists. According to the world meteorological organization (WMO), in 2017 will continue a series of records observed in 2016. "2016 made history with a record value of global temperature, extremely low sea-ice extent, the relentless rise in sea level and ocean heat content", — stated in the text of the statement by WMO, promising the continuation of extreme climate changes on the planet. The changes will show itself, even without manifested last year of the current El niño, said the Director of the world climate research programme David Carlson. the...

Scottish scientists from the University of Glasgow found in the course of the research, what weather conditions could put human health in danger. In particular, we are talking about heart attacks and strokes. During the tests, scientists concluded that the abrupt change in the weather, in any case, adversely affects human health, but a sudden cold (a temperature drop of 10 degrees or more), the risk for heart attack, including fatalities. this statement is Substantiated by the fact that in the cold season, the human body, in order to saving energy, constricts blood ducts. Cold increases blood pressure, thereby increasing the likelihood of attacks of the cardiovascular system three times. the Scots are recommended in the winter to take more responsibility...

A new study allowed the researchers to conclude that by the end of this century Europe to cover the extensive flooding. About five million people remain without shelter. Experts attribute the frequency of disasters with global warming. Therefore, instead of once in a century flood will cover the region annually. the staff of the science research centre in Europe has estimated that the level of the Baltic and North seas can rise to a height of up to one meter. The UK and Ireland, washed by the waters of the Atlantic ocean will be also in the area of flooding. However, in the South of Europe will experience only minor changes in the weather conditions. The level of the Gulf of Cadiz and coastal waters of Portugal, on the contrary reduced. as a result of...

Early on the morning of October 6, 2008 astronomers studying objects in the vicinity of the Earth in the Solar system, has made a startling discovery: one of those objects intended to strike the Earth in 12 hours. Kalahiki astronomer Carrie Nugent said that such stories described in her new book, "Asteroid hunters", illustrate why asteroids are fascinating to study. Presenting his book, she talked to the edition of the Washington Post. The Washington Post: As you hunt for asteroids? Looks like a typical day in your life? Carrie Nugent: the Main method of finding asteroids has not changed for hundreds of years. Therefore, the asteroid in the telescope they look like stars except they move with time. So, to find an asteroid, you take a picture of the sky, you...

Director of the Institute of the environment and the legal framework Craig Richardson in the program "Show of Alex Jones," said the report titled "the way of the Rockefellers: the secret plan on climate change" published by the experts of his organization. What are the place and role of the well-known representatives of the international banking clan in the phenomenon, which scientists today call the transformation of the climate on the planet? Known historical expression of the Roman Empire "All roads lead to Rome" given the current reality, to paraphrase the slogan "All roads lead to Rockefeller Center," especially when it comes to such key areas of life like politics, health care, pharmaceuticals, environment or energy. The founder of the oil company...

Planets like Earth in solar-type stars protected from global cooling is much worse than anticipated: most of them tend to eternal glaciation. French researchers have modeled the fate of carbon dioxide on the planets, like the earth, the stars, like the Sun. it was Found that if the Earth is removed from the star 1.27 times more than now, it would be covered with eternal ice. Previously it was thought that it would be habitable even at the distance of 1.69 times greater than today. If the terrestrial day is shorter, our planet could permanently freeze. The discovery means that the habitable zone of a yellow dwarf should be reduced by half. Red dwarfs, which are much more, in this sense, more favourable to their planets: they have such a scenario is...

An international team of researchers found that the shape and size of the body the sense of smell in humans are not the result of the mechanism of heredity. They are modified under the influence of climate. Scientists came to this conclusion based on the application of new technologies for genetic engineering and 3D modeling. researchers from the University of Pennsylvania set out to test how genes affect the appearance of a man. The object of the experiment they took on the sense of smell – is the most visible part of the face. In fact, the nose in most cases is one of the main components of a typical image representative of a particular race or nationality. In the study, a careful measurement was subjected to the shape of the nose 2.5 thousand people...

British scientists from the University of new Hampshire came to the conclusion that as a result of global warming people can turn into dwarfs. Data about research scientists was published in the journal Science Advances. Scientists have traced the data for higher temperatures and correlated them with changes in the size of mammals. The study, the researchers came to the conclusion that in the entire history of the Earth the size of mammals halved amid rising temperatures in the atmosphere. The strongest decrease mammals occurred at the time of the so-called Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum that occurred 55 million years ago. Then there was a sharp warming of the Earth, many mammals have been reduced in size and others became extinct. the author of the study...

Luminescent green, the ice covers an area of about 650 square miles (1,000 square kilometers), and it is growing every day, reports the express.co.uk. Huge glowing green ice surface size is 20 times larger than new York was discovered by NASA satellite in an isolated corner of Antarctica. NASA Scientists noticed a strange green ice among the thousands of photos routine survey by the American satellite Landsat 8 and was confused. If someone suggested that to have the attitude of aliens, has been accused on Internet forums of conspiracy theories. But, of course, the scientists of NASA have more real alternative explanations. Scientists on climate theory came up with a bizarre explanation: the ice was painted green, probably due to large-scale phytoplankton...

Russian physicists have discovered how to make the Apatite particles to absorb the energy of sunlight and use it to clean the air, soil or water from heavy metals, according to a paper published in the journal Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. In recent years, scientists are actively working to create a so-called photocatalysts – materials that can convert one kind of molecules in the other, using the energy of sunlight. The photocatalysts may be key to cleanup of soil, water and air from pollutants, as it does not require anything except the rays of the Sun. This will significantly reduce the cost of the oil spill response, the consequences of accidents or cleaning the oceans from plastic garbage that threatens today the lives of fish and birds. a Group...

Russian scientists have completed the creation of a map of tsunami hazard near the far Eastern coast of the country and in the Black sea, according to the publication, Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences "Science in Siberia". In the work took part the employees of the Institute of computational technologies SB RAS, Institute of computational mathematics and mathematical Geophysics SB RAS, as well as representatives of other research groups. the Project was associated with the need to make an assessment to tsunami risk in the long term. Scientists had not only to create mathematical models of the tsunami, but also to analyze large observational material on seismology and regional seismotectonic, and also to find out regularities of...

Scientists from the Institute of atmospheric physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences improved estimation of the rate of warming of the ocean in comparison with the data obtained for the last 56 years. A study published in the journal Science Advances. The use of fossil fuels has well-known side effect — the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. it is Important to understand how quickly this results in the warming of the Earth. This understanding will allow scientists to make predictions of the future and seek solutions to this pressing problem. More than 90% of the "extra" heat is going into the oceans, so the most important data about global warming was obtained in the study of the ocean. In their study, Chinese scientists have shown that...

Some researchers skeptical about building climate models. However, one of those that was created in the late 80-ies, turned out to be surprisingly prophetic. Almost 30 years ago scientists developed a computer model of Earth's climate. the Leading experts of this field compared the results reflected in the model with what was happening with the planet's climate in recent decades. Surprisingly, the scientists found large similarities. For example, from the outset, the model unexpectedly predicted a slight warming or the lack of it in the southern ocean. Despite the fact that for the confirmation of this theory will require a longer period, today these figures proved the actual measurements. The model also shows that the warming is concentrated in the...

In the soil over the site of the future eruption of the accumulated moisture, which changes the view of the images in the near infrared range. Swiss scientists have shown that in the period before the earthquake at its source, changing the character of vegetation decreases its reflectivity in the near infrared range. If this moment will coincide with the growing season, may change the thickness of the annual rings. The corresponding article was published in Scientific Reports. The authors analyzed images of mount Etna, made from the space station "Skylab" in September 1973. Then on the Northwest slope of the volcano was recorded decrease in the reflectivity of vegetation in the infrared range. This usually happens when she evolves faster than normal or gets...